Humidity And Bland Aerosol Therapy

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  • 1. 
    Conditioning of what types of Gases is accomplished primarily by the nose and upper airway? 
    • A. 

      Exhaled

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Inhaled

    • D. 

      Nitric Oxide

  • 2. 
    Bypassing the upper airways due to inhaled gas will cause damage to the respiratory tract. What can be provided to prevent this
    • A. 

      Similar levels of Humidity

    • B. 

      Inhaled Gas

    • C. 

      Exhaled Gas

    • D. 

      Similar levels of Heat

  • 3. 
    Gases delivered to the nose and mouth should be conditioned to 
    • A. 

      20 C to 22 C

    • B. 

      10 mg/L water vapor(50% relative humidity )

    • C. 

      40 mg/L water vapor (90% relative humidity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    When being delivered tot he trachea, gases should be warmed and humidified to 
    • A. 

      32 C to 40 C

    • B. 

      36 to 40 mg/L water vapor (>90% relative humidity)

    • C. 

      10 mg/L water vapor (50% relative humidity)

    • D. 

      20 C to 22 C

  • 5. 
    A device thats adds invisible molecular water to gas
    • A. 

      Humidifier

    • B. 

      Aerosol Delivery Device

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What kind of water does not carry pathogens
    • A. 

      Mist

    • B. 

      Dew

    • C. 

      Vapor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What types of water carries Pathogens
    • A. 

      Mist

    • B. 

      Vapor

    • C. 

      Aerosols

    • D. 

      Condesation

  • 8. 
    What is the most important factor that effects Humidifier Output
    • A. 

      Vapor

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The higher the temperature in a Humidifier, the greater  _______________
    • A. 

      The water vapor content of the delivered gas

    • B. 

      The relative humidity of delivered gas

    • C. 

      The absolute humidity of delivered gas

    • D. 

      The potential humidity

  • 10. 
    What are the major types of humidifiers?
    • A. 

      Bubble Humidifiers

    • B. 

      Passover Humidifiers

    • C. 

      Wick Humidifiers

    • D. 

      HME

  • 11. 
    What do Active Humidifiers incorporate
    • A. 

      Feed Systems

    • B. 

      Heating devices

    • C. 

      Low flow systems

    • D. 

      Reservoir Systems

  • 12. 
    At high flow rates, Bubble Humidifiers can produce what that carries infectious bacteria?
    • A. 

      Micro aerosol particles

    • B. 

      Heat Humidity Deficits

    • C. 

      Gas Gangrene

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What is NOT recommended for use with infants because of the increased mechanical dead space and use of uncuffed ETT
    • A. 

      HME

    • B. 

      Bubble Humidifiers

    • C. 

      Passover Humidifiers

    • D. 

      Wick Humidifiers

  • 14. 
    What captures both heat and moisture from expired gas and returns it to the patient at approx. 70% efficiency?
    • A. 

      WIck Humidifiers

    • B. 

      HME

    • C. 

      Passover Humidifiers

    • D. 

      Bubble Humidifiers

  • 15. 
    What are some common problems with Humidification Systems
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Cross Contamination

    • C. 

      Ensuring Proper Conditioning of inspired gas

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Breathing Circuit Condensate must always be treated as?
    • A. 

      Infectious waste

    • B. 

      Bland aerosol waste

    • C. 

      Increased mechanical dead space

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Bland Aerosol Therapy with Sterile Water or Saline is used to Treat?
    • A. 

      Upper Airway Edema

    • B. 

      Overcome Heat and Humidity Deficits in patients with Tracheal Airways

    • C. 

      Help obtain Sputum Specimens

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    What Nebulizers are used to generate Bland Aerosols
    • A. 

      HHN

    • B. 

      Large Volume Jet Nebulizers

    • C. 

      BAN

    • D. 

      Ultra Sonic Nebulizers

  • 19. 
    What are some common problems with Bland Aerosol Therapy
    • A. 

      Environmental Safety

    • B. 

      Cross Contamination and Infection

    • C. 

      Inadequate Mist Production and Over Hydration

    • D. 

      Bronchospasm and Noise